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The Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management & catering technology that we offer prepares students to enter the world of hospitality as leaders and managers with a strategic approach to business. It combines management theory with hands-on hospitality courses and professional internships in leading star hotels in India or abroad. The 4 year course approved by AICTE & affiliated to The University of Kerala has lot of job prospects in various hospitality sectors like Star Hotels, Cruise lines, Railways, Airlines, Fast food restaurant outlets, IT sectors and many more. The demand for professional hotel management graduates is so high in the Europe, Americas, and Gulf countries. The diversity of experience in Bachelor of Hotel Management course is greater than that of any other professional courses, as it has the involvement in various areas like Food production & Patisserie, Food and Beverage service, Front office operation, Accommodation Operation, Sales and Marketing, Management, Accounting etc. By understanding the ever increasing demand for talented and creative professionals in hotel and tourism industries which accelerates the economic development of the country; AICTE, Government of Kerala and The University of Kerala have given approval for regular course in Hotel Management & Catering technology.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR B H M C T GRADUATE
The potential for growth in careers in Hospitality industry is massive. In India a resurgent tourism sector maintained its record of providing employment opportunities to about 22 lakhs people and this sector has shown a growth rate of about 17%. Surveys conducted on Hospitality industry point out that this sector is important for providing economic development and employment generation, particularly in remote and backward areas. Hospitality industry is manpower intensive industry. It offers numerous employment opportunities than any other sector. However, there is an enormous shortage of qualified professionals to manage the hospitality industry especially Hotel Industry. Hotel management professionals are most sought after ones, in Star Hotels, Airlines, Sales and Marketing Outlets, and Cruise Ship etc. Many International Hotels including Sheraton, Hyatt, Radisson, Le Meridien, Four seasons, Inter Continental Hotel Groups and Marriott international are already established in the Indian market and are still expanding. ITC hotels, Indian Hotel Company Ltd .(The Taj group), East India Hotels ( The Oberoi group), Asian hotels Ltd, Hotel Leela Venture and Hotel Corporation of India have matured as leaders, providing healthy and comparable standards of completion. Tourism is also now factored as a catalyst in the further development of hospitality industry. Global growth and development of tourism have opened up innumerable openings; and a graduate can look forward to career opportunities as:
On national level about 80% graduate are employed in Hospitality and other service sectors through campus recruitment.
|Fee Details||1 st year||2nd year||3rd year||4th Year|
|Hostel Mess Fee||4000 /-||4000 /-||4000||4000|
|Annual Hostel Rent||20,000/-||20,000/-||20,000/-||20,000/-|
About Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc )–Food Processing
B.Voc. – Food Processing is a three year Degree program offering specialization in Fruit & vegetable processing, Milk & dairy products ,Bakery products and Agro products processing etc.
Food processing industry has very good job prospects in India and abroad. The curriculum of B.Voc assigned with NOS (National Occupational Standards) and Qualification packs given by respective Sector Skill Councils under NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation). The curriculum covers skill components in different areas of food processing industry including baking industry, dairy industry, fruits and vegetables processing industry, meat, fish and poultry industry, alcoholic beverages and soft drink industry, spices and condiments industry, flavour industry, confectionary, quality control, Food packaging industry, food processing machinery designing and fabricating industry etc. and general component which include business management, marketing management, entrepreneurship development and project management.
Various visiting guest faculty from the Food Processing and Preservation Industry as well as the experienced faculty of the institute would be sharing their knowledge, information, experience, technology with students.
The eligibility condition for admission to B.voc Programme shall be 10+2 or equivalent.
At present in India, Food Processing Industry has been gaining momentum as the consumer’s food industry. As per the report there are about 300 million upper and middle class consumers of processed and packaged food in the country, and another 200 million were likely to be added. 500 food parks are planned all over the country. This will further boost the growth and development of food processing industries and will generate huge employment opportunities for those who have an aptitude towards this work.
With aptitude to work and requisite skills one can find employment as:
Food processing companies and food research laboratories, Food wholesalers, Hospitals, Catering establishments, Retailers, Restaurants provide job opportunities to candidates with degrees in Home Science and specializations in food technology, nutrition or food services management. Bacteriologist, toxicologists and those trained in packaging technology, organic chemistry, biochemistry and analytical chemistry can find openings in food technology laboratories or in quality control departments. Other jobs in this industry include Bakeries, Meat, Poultry, Trimmers, and Fish Cutters, Slaughterers and Meat packers, Food batch makers, Food cooking machine operators and tenders, Food and tobacco roasting, baking and drying machine operators and tenders.
Some of the leading food processing companies in India have come up in joint collaboration with MNCs operating in India. While companies from developed nations provide technical expertise, Indian firms offer cheap labour and production centres.
Leading food processing companies in India include: Amul, Godrej Industrial Limited, Dabur India Ltd., PepsiCo India Holdings, Nestle India Pvt. Ltd., Britannia Industries Ltd., Parle Products Pvt Ltd and many more with various MNC’s as well.
|2.B.Voc Food Processing|
|Fee Details||1 st year||2nd year||3rd year|
|Hostel Mess Fee||4000 /-||4000 /-||4000|
|Annual Hostel Rent||20,000/-||20,000/-||20,000/-|